Last updated on March 2nd, 2021. Posted in Online Business Skills.
When you start out learning a new skill...maybe it's SEO, or online business, or marketing or really anything else...the learning curve is steep, right? This is because it's totally new to you. You're venturing into the unknown. So you can't expect to be really great at it, or to learn everything you need, very quickly. (more…)
Last updated on March 1st, 2021. Posted in Mindset & Mission.
In life, we can choose what kind of games we want to play. Some people play consumer games, where they buy brands and follow trends not necessarily because they like them, but because they want to signal to the other chimps in the tribe that they're further up the social hierarchy than the other primates. That's perfectly fine. That's a legitimate game to play if you like. But there are other games to play, too. (more…)
Last updated on February 27th, 2021. Posted in Increasing Website Traffic.
You know what's funny? A lot of people think they know what it takes to build a successful business...but it's always kinda vague, lacking in specifics, and comes without a whole lot of detail. (more…)
Last updated on February 26th, 2021. Posted in Web Design For Online Business.
Because of it's versatility, there are a few different ways that you can go about using WordPress. What I strongly recommend you do is use the free version of WordPress...what's sometimes called the "self-hosted" version of WordPress. (more…)
Last updated on February 25th, 2021. Posted in Finding Profitable Ideas.
This is going to be a slightly different video. This is going to be a bit more of a "hands-on exercise," if you will. I'm going to read to you a post I came across in a small business forum. Here, the poster is sharing their idea for their small business. What I want you to do is, as I'm reading their post, I want you to try and recognize as many things they're doing right...and also any problems with their idea that you recognize. (more…)
Last updated on February 24th, 2021. Posted in Market Research For Online Business.
What you don't need when starting your small business is some huge, inspiring, complex, or break-through idea. I call these "magical big ideas"...because they're exciting, motivating, inspirational...and take on a sort of magical quality about them. (more…)
Last updated on February 23rd, 2021. Posted in Find Your Business Niche.
A big question for new entrepreneurs and those interested in starting their own online business is, how do you decide on your target audience? How do you determine what specific group of people you'll serve? If you've seen some of my other posts, then you know already that if "everyone" is your audience, then that's way too many people. Plus, it's way to muddy, soggy, and not nearly specific enough. (more…)
Last updated on February 22nd, 2021. Posted in Online Business Skills.
When trying to figure out the things we're good at...and of course, this is crucial for doing work we enjoy and building a fulfilling online business for ourselves...very often we struggle. (more…)
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You'll want to make sure that your website is always running fast and performing well for your visitors, right? And to ensure that everything's running fast 'n lean for you, there are three big culprits that can slow things down on your website. (more…)
Last updated on February 21st, 2021. Posted in Mindset & Mission.
New product ideas are extremely dangerous. Statistics show that about 9 in 10 new products fail. Statistics also tell us that at least 80% of those new to business -- maybe even higher...maybe as high as 90% -- fail within their first 5 years. (more…)